Astronomy, in five books

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Statementby R. Long.
SeriesLandmarks of science
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Stuart Clark is an astronomy writer. His career is devoted to presenting the complex world of astronomy to the general public. Clark holds a PhD in astrophysics and is a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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